Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Legal Washington, D.C. Bethesda, Maryland Vienna, Virginia McLean, Virginia Arlington, Virginia


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Splunk Inc. (“Splunk”) is currently seeking a Facility Security Officer (FSO) who will also perform as the Insider Threat Senior Official (ITSO) to help scale and manage the Splunk Public Sector theater classified information security program in compliance with the U.S. Government National Industrial Security Program (NISP) in our McLean, Virginia office. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with deep customer focus that can work with our legal, compliance, physical security and public sector business teams to scale our program to meet the demands of multiple customers. Excellent communications skills and strategic planning skills are a must. This position is in the Legal Department and will report to the Director, Legal for the Splunk Public Sector Theater.

Required Qualifications:                                                                                                       

  • A position as an AFSO or FSO in the NISP for a possessing facility;
  • An active TS/SCI security clearance with current background investigation;
  • A strong working knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), DoD personnel and information security regulations, ICDs, information systems security program requirements, Director Central Intelligence Directives (DCIDs), and other related Federal security laws, directives and regulations;
  • Completed possessing FSO or CSSO certification-related courses and training;
  • Understanding of classified information and insider threat reporting requirements to USG oversight agencies;
  • Demonstrated ability to operate and improve complex clearance application and reinvestigation pipelines to facilitate the growth of customer relationships in the US Intelligence Community, US Federal Civilian/DoD and NATO programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively partner with business leaders to facilitate important outcomes relevant to business in the classified community (e.g. Authorizations to Operate, resolution of clearance-related issues, etc.);
  • Ability to work cross-functionally within a business, with external partners or internationally to ensure compliance with US Government and allied nation classified information security programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a government security office, including direct reports which may include one or more AFSO/CSSO positions and/or contractors/vendors;
  • Ability to multi-task, with close attention to detail and operate under pressure;
  • Ability to prioritize work and switch between tasks quickly;
  • A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree, or equivalent; and
  • United States Citizenship.

Your Experience

    • FSO/CSSO duties and responsibilities, including, but not limited to, classified contract management, processing, SCI nomination packages, personnel clearances/accesses, audit/self-inspection, visit requests, briefings/debriefings in compliance with the NISPOM, DoDM, ICD's and applicable government security directives associated with SCI security;
    • Experience with the DoD databases and tools: JPAS, DISS, NISS, ACAVS;
    • Experience with agency sponsorships of SCIFs/classified networks;
    • Experience with SCI programs or SAPs;
    • Experience with DoD and other US Government sponsored Insider Threat program management activities and tasks; 
    • Seven (7) years minimum experience with a DoD contractor security program

    Desirable Qualifications and Experience

      • Industry-recognized certification(s) such as Industrial Security Professional (ISP), or Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC); 
      • Experience as an ISSO and familiarity with DoD Directive 8570.01A Information Assurance certification or Security+
      • Experience as an ISSO working with an ISSM concerning accreditation and reaccreditation of classified IS Systems to include user access, auditing, configuration management, documentation, and training in accordance with USG policies and regulations;
      • Experience with personnel security management tools such as SIMS, Access Commander, or Threat Switch; and
      • SCIF construction planning, accreditation, operations and management.  
      • General knowledge of information security, contract management and privacy

    Thank you for your interest in Splunk!